Talks

Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

WILD 2015 in Stockholm

Published: June 19, 2015

The 2nd Workshop on Infant Language Development took place in Stockholm last week. Victoria Mateu and Megha Sundara both had poster presentations! Victoria Mateu Martin and Megha Sundara. Cross-linguistic transfer of word segmentation abilities in bilingual infants Megha Sundara, Monika Molnar (BCBL) and Sónia Frota (Lisbon). When infants get the question: The development of boundary…

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Phonologists at 23 MFM

Published: June 3, 2015

Some of our phonologists made the hop across the pond to Manchester to attend the 23rd annual Manchester Phonology Meeting (or mfm). Jesse Zymet gave a talk: A case for parallelism: reduplicative possessives in Maragoli. And Brian Smith gave a poster presentation: A unified constraint-based account of the English indefinite article. Alumnus, Jamie White (Ph.D. 2013, now…

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Keating at ASA in Pittsburgh

Published: June 2, 2015

In a bit of old news, the spring meeting of the Acoustical Society of America occurred in Pittsburgh 18 May – 22 May. Pat Keating gave a talk in the special session organized in celebration of Ken Stevens’s contribution to speech communication. She also had a poster presentation together with Jody Kreiman (Head & Neck…

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Chicago Linguistic Society 51 this week

Published: April 23, 2015

A number of UCLA linguists (and alumni) will be presenting at this week’s 51st Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. Eleanor Glewwe: Tonal Assignment in English Loanwords in Mandarin Chinese Margit Bowler: “Might be something”: Information protection in central Australia Hannah Sarvasy: Monolingual fieldwork in and beyond the classroom: the Logooli experience at UCLA Isabelle Charnavel (Ph.D….

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Lecture series by Maziar Toosarvandani April 21 – 24

Published: April 16, 2015

Maziar Toosarvandani (who was also a visiting professor at UCLA from 2010-2011; now at UCSC) will be giving a series of lectures in the department next week on: The syntax of information structure: Evidence from Persian  All meetings will take place in the Linguistics Conference Room (Campbell 2122).

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GLOW in Paris

Published: April 13, 2015

Robert Daland will be presenting a paper at GLOW (Generative Linguistics in the Old World) which is taking place in Paris, France, this week. His paper is entitled: Even though the sound of it is really quite atrocious: Finiteness and well-defined probabilities in phonotactic learning He will be joined by a couple of UCLA alumni: Thomas…

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UCLA linguists at WCCFL 33 @ Simon Fraser U.

Published: March 28, 2015

UCLA is well-represented by both current and former students at this week’s WCCFL at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. Talks: Amanda Ritchart (former undergraduate, now Ph.D. student at UCSD), Grant Goodall (UCSD) and Marc Garellek (Ph.D. 2013, now at UCSD), Prosody and the that-trace effect: an experimental study. Byron Ahn (Ph.D. 2015, now at…

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46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics

Published: March 24, 2015

University of Oregon is hosting the 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, and 7 UCLA students will be presenting their work there: Nikos Angelopoulos: Reconsidering the Object (A)symmetry Parameter in Maragoli John Gluckman and Margit Bowler: Transitivity Alternations in Luragooli Sozen Ozkan: Conditionals in Logooli Nico Loccioni: Specificational Copular Constructions in Logoori Eleanor Glewwe and…

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UCLA linguists at CUNY 28 @ USC

Published: March 21, 2015

The 28th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing is taking place this week at USC. UCLA is well-represented by a number of poster presentations. Jesse Harris & Katy Carlson (Morehead State U.): Focus particles in context: Support for the Broadest Focus Principle Jesse Harris & Katy Carlson (Morehead State U.): Focus marking isn’t enough: The…

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